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Lost in Translation: An Illustrated...
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Ella Frances Sanders
 
Did you know that the Japanese have a word to express the way sunlight filters through the leaves of trees? Or, that there's a Swedish word that means a traveller's...
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Gwynne's Latin: The Ultimate...
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N.M. Gwynne
 
Suitable for anyone interested in learning Latin, this title helps you teach more Latin in half an hour than you would learn from years of being taught Latin at school...
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Making a Point: The Pernickety Story...
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David Crystal
 
Behind every punctuation mark lie a thousand stories. The punctuation of English, marked with occasional rationality, is founded on arbitrariness and littered with...
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You Say Potato: The Story of English...
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Ben Crystal; David Crystal
 
An authoritative, entertaining book about our accents, and what they say about us.
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Is That a Fish in Your Ear?:...
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David Bellos
 
How do we really make ourselves understood to other people? This book shows how, from puns to poetry, news bulletins to the Bible, Asterix to Swedish films, translation is at...
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Lingo: A Language Spotter's Guide to...
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Gaston Dorren; Jonathan Buckley;...
 
Welcome to Europe as you've never known it before, seen through the peculiarities of its languages and dialects. Combining linguistics and cultural history, Gaston...
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Lawyer's Latin
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John Gray
 
Few learn Latin in school and young lawyers with minimal knowledge of the language experience difficulty as they continue to meet it, particularly in old reported cases, academic articles and...
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International Law and the Environment
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International Law and the Environment continues to provide the definitive account of the core principles in international law concerning environmental protection. This edition expands on topical issues such as Genetically...
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English for the Natives: Discover the...
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Harry Ritchie
 
A guide to the grammar you already know.
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The Story of English in 100 Words
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David Crystal
 
Featuring Latinate and Celtic words, weasel words and nonce-words, ancient word ('loaf') to advanced ('twittersphere') and spanning the indispensable words that shape our tongue ('and', 'what') to the more fanciful...
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You Say Potato: A Book About Accents
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Ben Crystal; David Crystal
 
An authoritative, entertaining book about our accents, and what they say about us.
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Word Play: A Cornucopia of Puns,...
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Gyles Brandreth
 
Words and why they matter.
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Shady Characters: Ampersands,...
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Keith Houston
 
Where does the ampersand get its name from? What does the hashtag have to do with commerce in ancient Rome? This book gives answers to these questions. From the pilcrow...
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Adonis to Zorro: Oxford Dictionary of...
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Andrew Delahunty; Sheila Dignen
 
An absorbing dictionary that clearly explains the meanings of references and allusions that are likely to be encountered in modern English. Drawing on the resources of the Oxford English Corpus...
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Curiosity
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Alberto Manguel
 
An eclectic history of human curiosity, a great feast of ideas, and a memoir of a reading life from an internationally celebrated reader and thinker
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That's Not English: Britishisms,...
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Erin Moore
 
Presenting the variations between British and American vocabulary, this book opens the door to a deeper exploration of historical and cultural differences, and each chapter begins with a single word...
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